MMA IN THE MEDIA

Equip children with digital literacy skills

17-09-2018

17 September 2018, Grocotts Mail, Staff reporter Web Rangers is an initiative designed to allow young people to drive safer internet behaviours within their communities through the creation of innovative campaigns …

UPDATE: Manyi says Gupta reputation helped kill ...

07-09-2018

15 August 2018, The Citizen, Citizen reporter The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa, had called on the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) not to grant the …

MultiChoice’s silence over 24-hour news channel ...

03-09-2018

3 September 2018, Ufrieda Ho William Bird of Media Monitoring Africa says MultiChoice’s bid process has lacked transparency and openness from the beginning, despite the interest in the hotly contested …

Newzroom Afrika named as new DStv news channel to ...

28-08-2018

28 August 2018, The Media Online, Michael Bratt “They didn’t tell us how Newzroom Afrika scored and they didn’t tell us about the other bidders. So, in as much as …

Zimbabwe politics is still in turmoil as ...

21-08-2018

21 August 2018, Los Angeles Time, Krista Mahr “It means the judges themselves are going to be under massive scrutiny,” said William Bird, director of Media Monitoring Africa, a South …

Support for survivors of gender-based violence

18-08-2018

18 August 2018, Grocotts Mail, Kathryn Clearly According to research by Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), out of all stories analysed in South African media in 2017, only 6% were about gender-based violence. The …

Relief as SABC and MultiChoice ink mega TV deal

14-08-2018

14 August 2018, Business Day, Bekezela Phakathi Media Monitoring Africa director William Bird said: “We are cautiously optimistic about the new deal. Given the prevalence of MultiChoice and the extra …

SA lacks means against human trafficking

05-08-2018

23 August 2018, IOL, Mahlatsi Dibakwane The event, convened jointly by Unisa College of Law and Media Monitoring Africa, further concluded that lack of accurate statistics was not helping the …